Archive for August, 2008

File Uploads with PHP Doctrine

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

It’s time to take a look at how file uploads can be integrated into the Doctrine validation and CRUD process. We will have a product in the form of a digital download as an example, it will have a screenshot image that can be maximum 250 pixels wide and high. The download itself will be a zipped file.... Read More

Big Chinese site is stealing content

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

I was out googling for ecommerce solutions to MODx today (foxycart seems to be the only real alternative) and stumbled upon a result having the exact same title as one of my tutorials. The domain was unknown to me, intriguing so I clicked the link.... Read More

Adding search with jQuery and Check Boxes

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Asian Diving Vacation search function... Read More

CRUD with PHP Doctrine

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

This piece is building on the prior tutorial, we now have Retrieve, Update and Delete in addition to the Create stuff. The prior tutorial has also been updated since the fromArrayExt method needed some adjustments to manage updating.... Read More

A Note on Regular Expressions

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

They’re a bitch :)... Read More

Tracking Clicks with jQuery and Google Analytics

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

My Wordpress stats plugin stopped tracking clicks on external links the other day. I have no idea why, all the rest is working correctly. What to do? With Google Analytics it’s possible to manually track clicks by adding an onClick attribute in the anchor tag. As if we would do such a thing when there is jQuery…... Read More

Disqus commenting system

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

I just Installed Disqus. Looks good so far and hopefully you people – my dear readers – will comment more with this new addition.... Read More

Shockwaves in WordPress with jQuery Flash

Friday, August 15th, 2008

The other day I had to figure out how to load a shockwave into a wordpress post, I decided to do it with jQuery jFlash. I always edit in HTML mode so I could just paste the following in my article:... Read More

jQuery JSON with PHP json_encode and json_decode

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Update: There is now a real world example called Shortening multiple URLs with jQuery, PHP, picolisp and, you might want to check it out when you’re done here. It uses jQuery JSON extensively. Another one is Multiple select lists with jQuery and JSON.... Read More

Simulating Gravity in Flash

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

I’ve got some kind of compulsory disorder. Sometimes I just have to do some simulations, play with physics and get a break from normal web development. I haven’t had an “episode” in over two years now (view the last one), but a few days ago all this pent up need just had to be released and this tutorial is the uber-geeky result. Just touch the spheres with the mouse pointer, not too fast or you’re gonna break out of orbit!

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